Session Chairs, Chairpersons, Speakers
and Poster Presenters

  1. Chairpersons and Speakers are requested to be in the session room 10 minutes before their session starts.
  2. Speakers/Presenters are expected to bring their own laptop. They should check their presentation in the Speakers Preview Room well in advance of their session, and contact the Technical support personnel or student helpers for assistance.
  3. The Speakers Preview Room can be used for seating, rehearsing, previewing.
  4. Speakers should respect the allocated presentation time as follows:
    Plenary Presentations: 45 minutes followed by 10 minutes discussion
    Keynote Presentations: 35 minutes followed by 5 minutes discussion
    Oral Presentations: 17 minutes followed by 3 minutes discussion
    Session Chairs must ensure that Chairpersons are in their place.
    Chairpersons should enforce the time to ensure that parallel sessions are synchronized. A countdown timer will be appearing on the podium screen to assist in observing the allotted time.
  5. Poster board dimensions are 120 cm (height) X 80 cm (width). will be mounted on Wednesday, August 2, before the session starts (08.00-09.00). The conference staff and student helpers shall assist as needed (double-sided tape). The Poster Number is indicated at the TOP of the board. It is strictly the presenter’s responsibility to remove their poster at the end of the session (not later than 14.00). The conference staff bares no responsibility for lost posters.